Tag Archives: Anxiety

Are You Too Harsh on Yourself? It Could Lead to OCD, Anxiety Disorder

Stress (Photo Credits: Pixabay) Tokyo, April 26: People who report intense feelings of responsibility are prone to develop Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), warn researchers. Anxiety and OCD-like behaviour, such as checking if the door is locked, is common in the general population. However, it is the frequency and intensity of these behaviours… Read More »

Perinatal Depression and Anxiety: How Long Does It Last?

In the earliest studies, postpartum depression was described an episode of depression associated with childbirth, typically emerging within the first three months after delivery.  As more research has been carried out, we have learned that a sizeable number of women with PPD actually begin to experience symptoms during pregnancy.  The bottom line is that women… Read More »